Owaisi sent to 14-day judicial custody
Posted on Wed , 9 Jan '13
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is facing multiple cases for his alleged hate speech, has been sent to 14-day judicial custody by a magistrate in Nirmal town of Adilabad district. Owaisi has been taken to the Nirmal town police station, and his petition is expected to be listed at the Andhra Pradesh high court today. Owaisi was arrested on Tuesday, a day after he returned from London and was admitted to a hospital for a medical checkup, before being taken into custody. Following the arrest of the MIM leader, the state government has imposed prohibitory orders in the town to maintain law and order.